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Cars wait to enter Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, in 2014. The U.S. Army Base is one of four that likely will be tasked with housing immigrant children following a request Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services. Juan Carlos LLorca/AP hide caption

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Military Asked To Provide 20,000 Beds For Detained Immigrant Children

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Modern tools of biology could allow someone to recreate a dangerous virus, such as smallpox, from scratch. Dr. Hans Gelderblom/Visuals Unlimited/Getty Images hide caption

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Report For Defense Department Ranks Top Threats From 'Synthetic Biology'

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Transgender U.S. Army Capt. Jennifer Sims lifts her uniform during a July interview with The Associated Press in Beratzhausen near Regensburg, Germany. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, shown on Nov. 12, was turned into a memorial to honor those who died on Nov. 5. Devin Patrick Kelley shot and killed 26 people and wounded 20 others when he opened fire during Sunday service at the church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to reporters about the Niger operation during a briefing at the Pentagon on Monday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Firearms using lead ammunition spray lead dust out of the muzzle and ejection port when fired. Herra Kuulapaa Precires/Science Photo Library/Getty Images hide caption

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Inside DARPA, The Pentagon Agency Whose Technology Has 'Changed the World'

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Trump Says Retired Gen. Mattis Is His Choice To Lead Pentagon

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Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., (left) and Jack Reed, D-R.I., hear testimony on operations against ISIS from Gen. Lloyd Austin. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Sources Detail Skewed Reports On How The U.S. Is Doing Against ISIS

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